Dr. Eric Thorn, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 46
  
Dr. Thorn
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group- Cardiology

1625 N George Mason Dr Ste 354 Arlington, VA 22205

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(703) 717-7780

Dr. Eric Thorn, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Arlington, VA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Thorn has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine medical school in 2001. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Fauquier Hospital and Novant Health Uva Health Haymarket Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thorn to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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(703) 717-7780

Dr. Thorn accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Alliance Health Care
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
CSX Railroad
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
MAMSI
Options PPO
Virginia Health Network

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Thorn

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Thorn treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Thorn treats other conditions, please contact the office at (703) 717-7780.

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 54% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Murmur
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorn treats Heart Murmur more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Thorn treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorn treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Thorn treats this condition more than 62% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorn treats Arrhythmias more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Thorn treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 60% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorn performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Thorn performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorn treats Heart Disease more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Thorn treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thorn treats Heart Palpitations more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Thorn treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

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Dr. Thorn's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Body Composition Measurement
  • Body Fat Analysis
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Echocardiography
  • Endocarditis
  • Family History of Heart Disease
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Triglycerides
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low HDL Cholesterol
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Arterial Disease
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Obesity
  • Overweight
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Weight Maintenance

Dr. Thorn's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thorn

5.0

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Min Zhang – Feb 14, 2020
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I've been seeing Dr. Thorn as my cardiologist for about three years. He listens well and respects my layman's inputs. I chose him because of his interest in preventive cardiology. Happily, he has kept me from "advancing" to international cardiology.
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Totally impressed with Dr Thorn....he was down to earth, a great listener and problem solver, and obviously very technically competent. Probably the best doctor I've ever been to.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Thorn is a non-invasive cardiologist with an interest in prevention, wellness, and weight loss. Real food based nutrition, physical fitness, and balanced lifestyle are the cornerstones of cardiovascular prevention. Through healthy living combined with strategic and appropriate use of diagnostic technology, medications, and more invasive procedures, he helps his patients achieve optimal cardiovascular health.

Dr. Thorn is currently accepting patients in both his cardiology practice as well as his Metabolic Health & Weight Management program.
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology

Education

2007
University MD Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
Johns Hopkins
Internship Hospital
2001
University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
Duke University
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group- Cardiology

Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group- Cardiology1625 N George Mason Dr Ste 354 Arlington, VA 22205
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Fauquier Hospital

Warrenton, VA

60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

Novant Health Uva Health Haymarket Medical Center

Haymarket, VA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Novant Health UVA Prince William Medical Center

Manassas, VA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Virginia Hospital Center

Arlington, VA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)
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